Ken Seeley has remained professionally and personally involved in recovery since his sobriety date of July 14, 1989. He applies his relevant experience and boundless enthusiasm to change the lives of people suffering from the impact of trauma, mental health and substance use issues – for individuals,
their family, and their friends. Ken works with clients to realign family systems to support recovery through his work as the founder of Intervention 911 and Ken Seeley Rehab. Ken is a Certified Case Manager Interventionist, Certified Intervention Professional, Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor and Certified Trauma Professional.
Ken is featured on the Emmy Award-Winning, A&E television series Intervention since 2005. He is often asked to speak on addiction at conferences, town halls, and on television. Ken is the author of “Face It and Fix It” published by Harper Collins in 2009. Ken was honored to present to the British Parliament about “Intervention and the Continuum of Care” to create lasting recovery for those suffering from this disease.
In 2011, Ken opened Ken Seeley Communities, a sober living community in Palm Springs, CA. In 2015, he opened an Intensive Out-Patient Program to create the seamless continuum of care to support the person suffering with an addiction. At that time he worked with The Joint Commission to create policies and procedures for intervention and case management in the behavioral health field. In 2016 Ken Seeley Communities was the first organization to become Joint Commission accredited for intervention and case management. That same year, Ken worked closely with Breining Institute to create a new credential CCMI, Certified Case Manager Interventionist. In 2018, he added a licensed medical detox and residential care to the Ken Seeley family of treatment services. Ken and his team opened Mental Wellness KS in 2020, and it is the areas first dedicated, primary mental health inpatient facility in Coachella Valley. Since 2008, Ken has been providing training for interventionists and case managers around the world.
Ken’s personal experience of addiction and recovery fuel his desire to impact others in similar situations. He has a full understanding of the impact of substance use disorder on individuals and families. His innate compassion for people struggling continually bolsters his ability to connect and communicate and help initiate change. Ken has applied his personal struggle with addiction to the intervention equation. This is an asset that has become a valuable catalyst in Intervention 911’s and Ken Seeley Community’s impressive results.
Ken’s is one of the most sought-after interventionists in the country. Doctors and healthcare professionals look to people like him to solve their patient’s substance use and mental health issues. His knowledge and unique perspective have also made him the #1 go-to expert on the subject of substance use, mental health, and intervention with the media, where he’s a regular contributor for CNN, MSNBC, NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC, and many others.